Young Composers Masterclass

Young Composers Masterclass is designed for young composers who are interested in composing orchestral music and who wish to compose or polish their original orchestral pieces. The successful applicants will compose or polish their works under the guidance of Dr. Koo, and their original compositions will be performed by the SYS Orchestra during the SYS concert program.

The Masterclass is also an opportunity for NSW high school students who are pursuing HSC composition as their submission in Music Extension.
Further advanced studies of traditional harmony, counterpoint, instrumentation, orchestration, and form structures are available for tertiary level participants.

The Masterclass includes:
Attending 10 weekly one-hour classes with Dr. Koo one-to-one;
Participating in a number of orchestra rehearsals.
Performance of the composition during the SYS concert program at the TLC Theatre Baulkham Hills High School.

Eligibility criteria: Applicants must be under 30 years of age.

Application: Please submit an ONLINE APPLICATION FORM together with one original composition.

Fee: $1200 AUD
This fee will go towards The SCO Foundation to be used for the promotion of new music.

This is an ongoing initiative and there is no application deadline. Individual classes will be commencing from the first week of each school term and the performances will take place during the following term.